Secunet PKI solution to authenticate Iceland electronic travel documents

Secunet announced that electronic travel documents in Iceland will be authenticated using the company’s Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) in the fourth quarter. The move follows Secunet being awarded a contract in May to provide automatic border control system (eGates) to Iceland, as part of a co-operation between Keflavik airport operator Isavia, the National Commissioner of the Icelandic Police and the Sudurnes district police. Secunet’s PKI system and electronic identity document will enable border controls at airports to be conducted more

Daon supports next-generation biometric border control system in Asia

Daon announced its contributing role in extending a biometric border control system in an unnamed developing country in Asia. In 2007, a Japanese global system integrator first integrated Daon biometric software to make it the first multimodal biometric middleware put into production for border control in a developing country in Asia. In 2014, the same systems integrator upgraded the system to the Next Generation Biometric Identification System using the Daon end-to-end biometric software suite. At the time of upgrade, the

Avnet to integrate IBM middleware into BIO-key biometric authentication software

IT solutions and embedded technology distributor Avnet has signed an application specific licensing deal with BIO-key International, Inc. to integrate IBM middleware into BIO-key’s biometric authentication software. The integration will help Avnet accelerate sales to customers in countries throughout the Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific. The Worldwide IBM Application Specific Licensing program will provide Avnet’s business partners with a faster route to market with its solution built on pre-integrated IBM middleware such as Single Sign-On, according to Mark Martin, VP

Authasas integrates Next Biometrics’ new fingerprint scanner in authentication middleware

Next Biometrics Group ASA. announced that Dutch authentication solutions firm Authasas has integrated the new Next Biometrics 3010-U single fingerprint scanner with its authentication middleware. The partnership enables Authasas customers to deploy Next Biometrics’ fingerprint authentication device. Authasas’ patented and centrally managed middleware — which can be integrated with most Microsoft Windows operating systems — provides authentication, authorization and comprehensive auditing capabilities and remote access via mobile devices. “Authasas helps companies to protect their data with strong authentication” said Radek

Identity One joins Symmetry Extended Business Solutions Program

Identity One has now certified its BioManager biometric middleware with AMAG’s Symmetry Security Management System and has become a member of the Symmetry Extended Business Solutions Program. “The BioManager / Symmetry integration provides customers with a seamless link between Symmetry card holders and the latest finger vein/print and 3D face biometric technology,” David Smith, CEO, Identity One Corporation said. “Combining the most accurate and reliable fingerprint, finger vein\print and 3D face  biometrics available with the feature rich Symmetry access control platform provides

Explainer: Biometric Middleware

Biometric middleware is authentication software that enables various biometric devices and technologies and allows the match or no—match decisions made by core technologies to provide authentication to various PC applications and resources. Middleware solutions may be compatible with as few as five and as many as 25 different authentication solutions, with a focus on biometrics but also including smart cards and tokens. Authentication through these devices can provide access to operating systems, applications, or other protected resources. Middleware solutions can